Vice-Chancellor at Kaduna State University

The Kaduna State University was established under the Kaduna State Law Number 3 promulgated on 21st May, 2004. The promulgation was a consequence of the obvious and felt need to boost higher education in the State and the country in general. The underlying factor is the fact that the demand for University education in Nigeria has, since the past few years, risen astronomically.

This has been the basis of reform regarding the establishment and ownership of Universities by both the public and the private sector. Since the reforms, many State and Private universities have been established. The objective is to provide added opportunities for advancing the frontiers of learning, through teaching, research and community service by taking cognizance of the needs and aspirations of the people of Nigeria.

The Kaduna State University (KASU) hereby announces that the position in the University will be vacant with effect from 23rd January, 2022 and hereby invites applications from interested and qualified candidates to fill the position of:


Job Title: Vice-Chancellor

Location: Kaduna

Job Description

  • The Vice-Chancellor is the Academic and Administrative head of the University and is responsible to the Governing Council for the day-to-day management of the affairs of the Institution. The Vice Chancellor:
    • Provides Leadership on Academic and Administrative tasks to the whole University;
    • Represents the University externally;
    • Leads initiatives to build the University's financial base to support the delivery of the University's Vision, Mission, Aims and Objectives;
    • Carries out certain important ceremonial and civic duties; and
    • Is responsible for generating National and International Academic Linkages.


  • The successful candidate must be a distinguished academic with vast experience in University Management; with a Ph.D and at least 15 years of teaching and research experience in the University system with a professorial standing of not less than 10 years.
  • The successful candidate must have demonstrable ability and understanding of 21st Century management concepts and practices and application of ICT for cost effective resource management.

Conditions of Service
The remuneration and conditions of service are as obtainable and applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor in the Nigerian University System, and as may be determined by the Council and the Kaduna State Government from time to time.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit Twenty (20) copies each of their Application Letter and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (attaching photocopies of relevant credentials) under confidential cover in an envelope sealed and marked "Post of Vice-Chancellor KASU" and also to submit Twenty (20) copies of a two-page statement of their Vision and Mission for the Kaduna State University.

Applications should be sent to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
Kaduna State University, Tafawa Balewa Way,
P.M.B. 2339 Kaduna,
Kaduna State.

Note: Candidates are also advised to request three (3) of their referees to forward reports on them under confidential cover to the address above

Application Deadline 19th November, 2021.

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